Synonyms for gluey

Grammar : Adj
Spell : gloo-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈglu i

Top 10 synonyms for gluey Other synonyms for the word gluey

Définition of gluey

Origin :
  • late 14c., from glue (n.) + -y (2).
  • As in pasty : adj sticky
  • As in sticky : adj gummy, adhesive
  • As in viscous : adj sticky, gummy
  • As in gummy : adj sticky
  • As in glutinous : adj viscous
  • As in mucilaginous : adj viscous
  • As in viscid : adj viscous
  • As in viscose : adj viscous
  • As in gelatinous : adj coagulated
  • As in gooey : adj sticky, gummy
Example sentences :
  • They had eaten all the cookies but one, which got wet and dissolved in a gluey paste.
  • Extract from : « Chicken Little Jane » by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  • The road was not miry, but gluey, and reluctant, and wearisome to the tread.
  • Extract from : « The Entail » by John Galt
  • Sudden, thunderous outpourings of acidulous and gluey fluid.
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
  • Sicilian is gluey and evasive, as if the Sicilian didn't want to speak straight to you.
  • Extract from : « Sea and Sardinia » by D. H. Lawrence
  • Instead of grasping the tin, my fingers closed on a sticky, gluey mass.
  • Extract from : « Trenching at Gallipoli » by John Gallishaw
  • Others place it in the middle of a soft and gluey substance, to which they carefully stick many feathers.
  • Extract from : « The Looking-Glass for the Mind » by M. Berquin
  • His skin was cold and clammy; a gluey moisture rested on his cheek; and his teeth were dark and discolored.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • He drew off nine quarts of gluey, viscid fluid, and her pain was wholly relieved.
  • Extract from : « A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II » by Various
  • The nails were discolored, knobby, easily bleeding and covered with a gluey eruption.
  • Extract from : « New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers » by Various
  • Lime, līm, n. any slimy or gluey material: bird-lime: the white caustic earth from limestone, and used for cement.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) » by Various

Antonyms for gluey

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